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Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 1,756 1,640 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events, Diary from December 17, 1860 - April 30, 1864 (ed. Frank Moore) 979 67 Browse Search
Elias Nason, McClellan's Own Story: the war for the union, the soldiers who fought it, the civilians who directed it, and his relations to them. 963 5 Browse Search
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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 457 395 Browse Search
Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume I. 449 3 Browse Search
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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Mass. officers and men who died. 420 416 Browse Search
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even Pines or Fair Oaks, a general order was issued from Washington that surgeons should be considered non-combatants and no the War of 1812 and from the Sights in war-time: Washington, after it had become a city of wounded soldiers, busy ar, and crowded hospitals Campbell hospital near Washington—flowers and female nurses here Hospital and Camp near Washington Stanton hospital in Washington Two-story buildings in Washington Carver hospital in Washington The quaWashington Two-story buildings in Washington Carver hospital in Washington The quartermaster's department employed such a huge force of men that it was necessary to furnish them a separate hospital NapoleWashington Carver hospital in Washington The quartermaster's department employed such a huge force of men that it was necessary to furnish them a separate hospital Napoleonic wars, which shook the foundations of Europe. The whole story of the prisoners whom fortune threw at the mercy of the cWashington The quartermaster's department employed such a huge force of men that it was necessary to furnish them a separate hospital Napoleonic wars, which shook the foundations of Europe. The whole story of the prisoners whom fortune threw at the mercy of the contending forces in the first years of the nineteenth century has not been told—perhaps wisely —though even here it was indigrand review of the armies of the United States, held in Washington May 23-24, 1865. Occupying a place of honor among the m<
prison Mrs. Rose O'Neal Greenhow, a zealous and trusted friend of the Confederacy, lived in Washington at the opening of the war. It was she who, on July 16, 1861, sent the famous cipher message tok, Fort McHenry in Chesapeake Bay, Fort Delaware in the Delaware River, and the Old Capitol at Washington, were converted into prisons. In Richmond, tobacco-factories which could be transformed with for the confinement of political prisoners and general officers. Likewise, the Old Capitol at Washington, which had been built after the destruction of the Capitol during the War of 1812, and in whic Belle Isle in the James River. For the purpose of better administration, the government at Washington, in October, 1861, appointed LieutenantCol-onel William Hoffman, one of the officers who had b the South as 270,000. The authority quoted is an editorial in the National Intelligencer, of Washington, which seems not to have been contradicted, though General Barnes lived for many years afterwa
ructed for various purposes, turned into prisons with more or less alteration, typical of which were the Old Capitol at Washington, the Gratiot Street Prison in St. Louis, and the Libby in Richmond; fourth, enclosures surrounding barracks, sometimes es, regiment, date of capture, etc., of every Federal officer and private that ever passed its doors, were deposited in Washington. The books were found to be carefully and accurately kept by the chief-clerk, E. W. Ross. were often damp and cold durally good, though at one time subject to pollution. The chief Federal prisons of this class were the Old Capitol at Washington, and the Gratiot Street Prison in St. Louis. After the burning of the Capitol by the British during the War of 1812, ast accusations that persons not in sympathy with the Federal Government were spies, the arrest of hundreds in and about Washington and in the other larger cities of the Union States was ordered without warrants on a simple order from the State or War
on both sides, unofficially, though with the knowledge and tacit consent of the Government at Washington. The first person who officially realized the fact that the whole question of prisoners and pthis business. A large amount of political pressure was brought to bear upon the officials at Washington, urging them to arrange for an exchange, and on December 3, 1861, General Halleck wrote that torder that surgeons should be considered noncombat-ants and not sent to prison was issued from Washington, and was accepted by General Lee on the 17th. On the 9th of July, General Lee proposed to relrwise absolutely necessary. After exchanges were well under way, General Thomas returned to Washington and a volunteer officer, Lieutenant-Colonel William H. Ludlow, was appointed agent for exchange. General E. A. Hitchcock was appointed commissioner for exchange, with headquarters in Washington. Almost immediately there were difficulties in the application of the cartel. Nine days after i
own were captured at Spotsylvania, May 12, 1864, by the Second Corps under General Hancock. They were taken to Belle Plain, where they found not only a Union brigade left to guard them but a brigade commissary and his wagons ready to feed them. Some of the wagons can be seen in this photograph on the left-hand page, unloading supplies for the Confederate prisoners. The Camp at Belle Plain was only temporary; the prisoners were taken thence by transports in the direction of Baltimore or Washington, sometimes even New York, and forwarded to the great Union prisons at Elmira, Johnson's Island, Lake Erie, or Camp Douglas, Illinois. On the brow of the hill to the right stands a Union field-piece pointing directly at the mass of prisoners. Behind it are the tents of the guard stretching up over the hill. During the Civil War more than four hundred thousand men, drawn from every section of the country and from all ranks of society, diverse in character, previous training, and experi
in charge of the provost-marshal-general at Washington, who had no other duties, and the incidents onth of April, 1861, all was in confusion in Washington. Senators and representatives in Congress he sentiment of loyalty. Public sentiment in Washington was inclined to be pro-Southern in the early troops through Baltimore for the defense of Washington was resisted by force. Maryland and Kentuckn the vicinity of, the military line between Washington and Philadelphia. The line was extended to de Belgique, and by various other names. Washington livery stable, 1865 where booth bought a horied before a military commission convened at Washington May 9, 1865. Their names were David E. Herod John H. Surratt were tried by this body in Washington. The charges included the allegation that tlonel C. H. Tompkins. The military trial in Washington before this court was as extraordinary, as w was not in accord with that in operation in Washington, for on January 5, 1862, Secretary Benjamin [2 more...]
Army Guarding supplies for the surgeons with the armies Washington 1863 Hospitals. This type of hospital was highly recommed at the battle of Antietam Surgeons and hospital stewards in Washington the Mercurian double-snake on the sleeve identifies the latter Shaw Billings was in charge of the Medical Museum and Library in Washington until his retirement from the service in October, 1895. The follons and emergencies. Supplies for the medical department in Washington, 1865 Glass with care is the label on the mound of boxes of meg them, not of destroying life but of preserving it. The place is Washington. In front of the supply depot guarded by three sentries and sevecers is the rack used for tying horses. The street-car system in Washington had not yet developed. Because of the distances and mud no one wck. Glass with care Supplies for the medical department in Washington, 1865 To the support of this little group, insignificant exc
m Mexico, close up to the time of General Richard Taylor's surrender to General Canby. Many petticoats were quilted in the shadow of the dome of the Capitol at Washington and in other Northern cities, worn through the lines by Southern ladies, and relieved of their valuable padding of quinine and morphia in Richmond. While love my, and a resort to indigenous resources to be found in our hills and dales, fields and forests, mountains and Richmond City hospitals. Richmond, like Washington and Alexandria, became a collection of hospitals during the war. The accommodations of the City Hospital were soon exceeded, and the Chimborazo Hospital was oneil February, 1865. A complete file from which much important historical data can possibly be obtained, is now in the Library of the Surgeon-General's office at Washington. The first number reported a regular meeting of the Association of Army and Navy Surgeons, organized in Richmond, August, 1863, with Samuel P. Moore, the Confe
ain the national pension roll: carver hospital in Washington, September, 1864 The figure farthest to the riutions within the corporate limits of the city of Washington alone, and a total of twenty-five, with an aggreg hospital in this country being the Lincoln in Washington, D. C., which represented a total number of forty-sixote: November. Thirty years old. Decided to go to Washington as a nurse if I could find a place. Help needed,t the officers' quarters, Harewood hospital, near Washington Louisa M. Alcott, the author of little women, aide a Federal General hospital—the armory square, Washington Another view of ward K at the armory square s habit of visiting the Armory Square Hospital in Washington that so much care has been bestowed upon the flow interior of a ward at Harewood General hospital, Washington, in 1864 Interested convalescents interior of a ward at Harewood General hospital, Washington, in 1864 very great. During the first eighteen months of the
of the improved ambulance now used in our army. The lower photograph shows a section of a the vast system of repairs. The tremendous importance of general hospitals was recognized by Congress in February, 1865, in giving the rank of colonel to department surgeons having more than 4,000 hospital beds under their charge, and of lieutenantcolonel to those having less than that number. The murderous two-wheeled and merciful four-wheeled ambulance United States ambulance repair shop at Washington the front or rear. If the ambulance train could not reach the places where the wounded were lying, it was halted at the nearest practicable point, and the ambulance corps went forward and removed the wounded to the ambulances by means of litters. The ambulance train then removed the wounded to the field-hospitals, the service of which is later discussed and of which there was one to each division, where more elaborate professional treatment was received. These field-hospitals were us
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